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Somatosensory neuron receptors used to form brown fat, have implications for diabetes and obesity.

Brown or good fat has long been investigated as a treatment for obesity and Type 2 diabetes due to the fact it burns energy faster than white fat, a type of adipose tissue shown to lead to weight gain.  Now, a study from researchers at Zurich University increases the amount of metabolism-boosting brown adipose tissue by employing two somatosensory neuron surface

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